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Final Results For Iowans at the USATF

The 2017 USATF Junior and Senior Track and Field Championships will be held in Sacramento, California, Thursday June 22 through Sunday June, 25. The state of Iowa will be well represented in both divisions, by former Iowa preps and Iowa collegians. Feature photo: Laulauga Tausaga-Iowa © Darren Miller/hawkeyesports.com The Junior meet will serve as qualifying for […]

Panthers Wrap up 2017 Outdoor Season

UNI track and field’s Brandon Carnes made it to the semifinals of the 200-meter dash in his first appearance at the USATF Outdoor Championships. Courtesy Panthers Athletics, click here! Feature photo: Alex Wilson-Mt Vernon Lisbon ©Jim Kirby He finished 13th, running 21.17 seconds into a headwind of 2.9 m/s. Carnes earned second-team All-America honors in the […]

Next Level Iowa Update: USATF Nationals Final Wrap Podcast!

Feature photo: Alex Gouchenour-Logan Magnolia-Arkansas ©Jim Kirby Congratulations to all of our native Iowans and all our adopted Iowans who have made us so proud this weekend at the USATF Nationals this year! 800M-Joy Ripslinger, Davenport Assumption HS 1500M-Ryan Schweizer, Dowling Catholic/U of Notre Dame 5K-Hannah Truniger and McCayla Cole, UNI 5K-Karson Sommer, Pleasant Valley/U of Iowa […]

Next Level Iowa Update: Day 4 USATF Nationals Podcast!

Feature photo: Jenny Simpson-Webster City-Colorado ©Michael Scott http://miscottrunningphoto.shutterfly.com Today, for Day Four at the USATF Nationals, the Iowans and those with Iowa Connections competing today are… Anthony Peters-St. Ambrose: Sr. 20K Race Walk Brittany Brown-Iowa: Sr. 200m Brandon Carnes-UNI: Sr. 200m Aaron Mallett-Iowa: Sr. 110m Hurdles Erik Sowinski-Iowa: Sr. 800m Katelyn Weimerskirch-Dub. Wahlert-N. Dakota St.: Sr. Hammer […]

Flotrack: Simpson Wins Fourth Consecutive USATF Title-by Taylor Dutch

The Olympic bronze medalist and world champion raced as such on Saturday at the USATF Outdoor Championships. Jenny Simpson won her fourth consecutive national title in the 1500m with a powerful homestretch run to win the race in 4:06.33. Courtesy FloTrack-Taylor Dutch, click here! Jenny Simpson-Webster City-Colorado  ©Jim Kirby Simpson was followed by Rio Olympian Kate […]

Missourian: Schweizer Shatters School Record-by Quinn Malloy

Three-point-four seconds. That’s the amount of time that separated Missouri junior Karissa Schweizer, who finished fourth in the women’s 5,000-meter event at the USA Track & Field Championships on Friday in Sacramento, California, and Olympian Molly Huddle, who came in third. Courtesy The Missourian-Quinn Malloy, click here! Shelby Houlihan-SC EAST – ASU and Karissa Schweizer-Dowling-Mizzou ©Jim Kirby […]

Let’s Run: Houlihan Outkicks Huddle in USATF 5K Final

The women’s 5000 final at the 2017 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships was billed as the battle between the American record holders at 5000 and 10,000 in Shannon Rowbury (14:38.92) and Molly Huddle (30:13.17), but the winner ended up being a woman who ran the 800 final at USAs as recently as three years […]

Next Level Iowa Update: Day 3 USATF Nationals Podcast!

Feature photo: Shelby Houlihan-SC East-Arizona St ©Erik Aguilar www.painani.org  Today, for Day Three at the USATF Nationals, the Iowans and those with Iowa Connections competing today are… Lindsey Lettow-DM Christian-Central Missouri: Heptathlon Alex Gouchenour-Logan Magnolia-Arkansas: Heptathlon Hannah Truniger-UNI: Jr. 5K Aaron Mallett-Iowa: Sr. 110m Hurdles Jeffrey Coover-UNI: Sr. Pole Vault Brittany Brown-Iowa: Sr. 200m Christina […]